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Russian gets compensated for train rush hour problems


September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A man in Russia's Siberia region got 7,500 rubles ($230) in compensation for "moral damage" that he had suffered during a rush hour train ride, RIA ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Rs.30 crore granted for installing CCTVs


August 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 5 (IANS) Maharashtra government Sunday sanctioned Rs.30 crore to Pune for purchasing crime preventive equipments, including closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), days after serial blasts rocked the heart of ... Read more...

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Man beaten for exposing himself in Shanghai metro


June 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) A man was beaten by fellow male passengers inside a metro train in Chinese metropolis Shanghai after he allegedly exposed himself and sexually harassed a young ... Read more...

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Iran arrests suspects over n-scientists’ murders


June 15th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 15 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has announced the capture of a number of prime suspects in the killings of two of the country's nuclear scientists.The ministry said the ... Read more...

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Woman drops pant after rat runs up her trouser


June 12th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) A woman was forced to drop her trousers in the middle of a packed rush hour subway train in the US when a rat ran up ... Read more...

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Train stopped to ’save’ kid’s toy


June 11th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Railway workers in the US stopped a train to save a three-year-old girl's beloved bunny, it was reported here.A tantrum-inducing disaster was avoided thanks to kind-hearted ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro hiccup affects thousands (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro passengers were stranded after a technical snag hit services between Dwarka and Noida City Centre/Vaishali during Friday morning peak hours.By the ... Read more...

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Japan gas attack suspect held after 17 years


June 4th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 4 (IANS) A woman member of a Japanese doomsday cult responsible for a deadly nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 has been arrested after 17 ... Read more...

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‘Tezz’: a slick action film with engaging thrills (IANS Hindi Film Review)


April 28th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Tezz"; Starring: Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Zayed Khan, Sameera Reddy, Kangna Ranaut, Boman Irani; Directed by: Priyadarshan; Rating: ***What do you do when a country, a culture and their ... Read more...

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Two jewellers killed in Mumbai


April 12th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Two jewellers were brutally killed near a busy suburban railway station here by three masked men, police said."Three masked men came with swords and choppers and ... Read more...

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Mumbai slips behind a curtain of dust


March 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Mumbai slipped behind a thick blanket of dust Wednesday as the city's weather suddenly changed. Weather officials said it is owing to the ongoing dust storm ... Read more...

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After item number, it’s daredevil stunts for Katrina


February 1st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Katrina Kaif is shooting in Havana for Kabir Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger" and Hollywood action director Conrad Palmisano is making the actress do daring stunts ... Read more...

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Will shift Auto Expo elsewhere if told, say oganisers (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after massive crowds caused chaos at the prestigious Auto Expo in Pragati Maidan and traffic jams outside, one of the organisers Saturday ... Read more...

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Traffic cops rethink Auto Expo at Pragati Maidan


January 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after massive jams were reported from around Pragati Maidan, the venue of the 11th Auto Expo, Delhi Traffic Police Saturday said that ... Read more...

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Apples fall from sky in Coventry


December 15th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A bizarre incident happened in the British town of Coventry when motorists literally had to duck and avoid being hit by falling apples. On Monday night residents ... Read more...

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A dancing traffic cop who dresses up as Santa


December 13th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Motorists in the Philippines capital were left agape when they saw a traffic policeman, dressed as Santa Claus, dancing to direct traffic, it was reported ... Read more...

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Apple recalls first-gen iPod nano


November 13th, 2011 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Apple has unveiled a worldwide replacement programme for the first-generation iPod nano music player due to overheating battery issues, telling owners to stop using the ... Read more...

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Brett Ratner quits as Oscar producer


November 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Brett Ratner has resigned as the producer of Academy Awards after he came under fire for making insensitive comments."Being asked to help put on ... Read more...

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Chidambaram must focus on terrorism, not opponents: BJP


September 7th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After a blast outside the Delhi High Court, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked Home Minister P. Chidambaram to concentrate on tackling terrorism and ... Read more...

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Opposition blames government for security failure


September 7th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Blaming the government for lax security, opposition parties Wednesday demanded a thorough probe into the blast outside the Delhi High Court that claimed nine ... Read more...

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UK to impose fines for firms who dig up roads during rush hour


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 22(THAINDIAN NEWS) The UK government has announced that companies that disrupt traffic on the various roads in the country with construction during rush hour will be fined. The new measure ... Read more...

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Terror revisits Mumbai, 21 killed in serial blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A string of powerful bombs went off in three busy areas of India's financial hub during evening rush hour Wednesday, killing 21 people and injuring ... Read more...

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Leaders condemn Mumbai serial blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Leaders from all political parties have condemned the serial blasts that rocked congested areas of Mumbai Wednesday evening, killing at least 20 people and injuring over ... Read more...

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Wet, humid day in Delhi, more rains ahead (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) It was a wet and humid day in Delhi Monday with the city receiving sporadic showers throughout the day and the skies remaining partly ... Read more...

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Ride horse to work, say equestrian enthusiasts


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) China's equestrian enthusiasts have launched a campaign of riding horses to work to promote a more environmentally friendly means of transportation. About 1,500 people in more ... Read more...

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Minsk Metro station blast toll rises to 13


April 15th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The toll in the bomb explosion in a Minsk Metro station has reached 13, the Belarusian health ministry said Friday.A radio-controlled explosive device was detonated ... Read more...

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UN condemns Belarusian subway station bombing


April 14th, 2011 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 14 (IANS) The UN Security Council has "condemned in the strongest terms the apparent terrorist attack" in Belarusian capital city Minsk which occurred Monday and killed 12 ... Read more...

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Rush-hour metro blast jolts Belarusian capital, kills 11 (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Minsk (Belarus), April 12 (IANS /RIA Novosti) Eleven people were killed and over 100 injured when a bomb equal to 5-7 kg of TNT exploded at a busy subway station in ... Read more...

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Bus-train collision kills 3, injures 85 in northwest China


March 25th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
URUMQI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people died and 85 others were injured on Thursday after a train ran into a stalled bus in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, ... Read more...

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Saudi ‘jihadist’ arrested for trying to blow up George Bush’s house, other US targets


February 25th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A Saudi national has been arrested in Texas for allegedly plotting to blow up former President George W Bush's house and other targets in America in the name ... Read more...

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British teenager’s murder plan hatched on Facebook


January 26th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) A 15-year-old schoolboy in Britain was killed in a merciless attack with samurai swords and machetes that was apparently planned on social networking website Facebook.Sofyen Belamouadden was ... Read more...

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Two die in Russia shopping mall fire


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least two people died and five were injured Saturday night when a fire broke out in a shopping centre in Russia's southwestern republic of Bashkiria, officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New York City weather worsens, emergency workers summoned


January 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg has assured that the city will now handle the snowstorm that is set to hit the city ... Read more...

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Beijing to curb cars in city through number plates


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) In an effort to ease traffic congestion, Chinese authorities Thursday announced the number plates to be issued annually for new cars in the capital should not exceed 240,000 ... Read more...

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Filmmart reaps success at Dubai Film Festival


December 19th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 19 (IANS) Dubai Filmmart, the marketing division of the Dubai International Film Festival, brokered international distribution deals for a number of films but it will be a while ... Read more...

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